Day Tour

Cruiser Stop: Historic Split and Salona (4 Hours)

Leonidas Travel Ltd. - Croatia

Split, Croatia

Valid for Travel Now Through: 17 May 2019

Cruiser Stop: Historic Split and Salona (4 Hours )

Split, Croatia

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Sightseeing

Meals

None

Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level

Easy

Description

Your personal English-speaking guide will be waiting for You at the harbor for a sightseeing tour highlighting the most amazing ancient features of Split and of the archaeological site of the Roman city of Salona.

Two locations, glorious at the time when the Romans ran the show, still testify to the greatness of that ancient civilization. Where else can you find a retirement home of a Roman Emperor? After the fall of the Roman Empire life went on in Split and different nations conquered this area but the Roman architecture survived along with all the architectural additions of the centuries that followed.

Diocletian’s Palace is one of the most important historical remains in Croatia. The ruins of Diocletian's Palace, built between the late 3rd and the early 4th century A.D., can be found throughout the city. The cathedral was built in the Middle Ages by reusing the materials from the ancient mausoleum. 12th and 13th-century Romanesque churches, medieval fortifications, 15th-century Gothic palaces and other palaces in Renaissance and Baroque style make up this protected area.

Salona is however a different story. This ancient city and capital of the Roman province on the Dalmatian coast is located in modern-day Croatia, about 5 km from Split. The archaeological site of what once was the greatest city of this Roman province remains full of the Roman spirit. Take a walk among the ruins of the basilicas where Christianity blossomed. There are sarcophagi and gravestones to be found every step of the way, an amazing amphitheater and so much more.

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Leonidas Travel vibrant team of local Travel Specialists can unlock for you the highest level of unique experiences in Croatia and in the neighboring countries. For a comprehensive cultural immersion -it is all about the people- and Leonidas Travel has carefully selected “the best in town” guides, drivers, skippers, chefs and winemakers.

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By: Ron & Carol


Reviewed on: 02 Jul 2018

Thanks to our Travel Advisor, Cate Caruso, we had the pleasure of working with an amazing team at Leonidas Travel Ltd. during our trip to Montenegro and Croatia in April/May 2018. Every personal driver, guide, and skipper was beyond friendly, knowledgeable, and very customer oriented. Throughout our stay we were well cared for - and we learned so much about the beautiful places we visited. The hand offs from one locale to the next were seamless - and recommendations were perfect. We highly recommend Leonidas Travel - and are so very thankful to Cate for partnering with such a wonderful and caring team of people!!
Travel Advisor:  Cate Caruso
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By: AETew


Reviewed on: 14 Jun 2018

Leonidas Travel worked effortlessly with our travel agent to help plan the most incredible honeymoon for me and my husband. I knew very little about Croatia before we decided to honeymoon there and now I am telling everyone it should be on the shortlist of "places to visit" for everyone... and I think Leonidas is to thank in large part. They helped put together a itinerary full of unique and educational culinary experiences and awe inspiring excursions. Every person we came into contact through via Leonidas, from hotel staff to tour providers to transportation and everything in between. Our entire trip was well planned, executed and communicated. It made our experience extremely enjoyable and we always felt well taken care of
Travel Advisor:  Aimee Leon
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By: Donna


Reviewed on: 15 Jul 2018

We had a terrific experience with Leonidas. They worked with us along with our Calgary travel agent and they were excellent. We had one hiccup on our trip and the team went over the top to have things sorted very very quickly and brilliantly. The service was excellent as were recommendations for tours, dining experiences and accomodations. Someone from the team is immediate to respond to emails or calls during the course of the vacation. Would use them again in an instant!!
Travel Advisor:  Kim Paterson
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By: Tom


Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2018

All arrangements worked out perfectly including transfers, itinerary, guides, etc.
Travel Advisor:  Tina Slimp